Example sentences for: deter

How can you use “deter” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • So let me assure you that this is in no way intended to deter any proceedings under way in the House of Representatives, no matter how idiotic.

  • A Susan Sontag essay riffs on the Kosovo crisis, concluding that it is a just war to deter "radical evil" and that the allies will fail if they don't oust Milosevic.

  • Liberal editorialists replied that a victory for Starr would unacceptably deter other clients from speaking honestly to their lawyers, and they predicted the court will see it their way.

  • After all, we wouldn't want to deter future presidents from emulating great achievements like, say, freeing Europe from Communism.

  • NOW President Patricia Ireland worries publicly that the dismissal of the Jones case will deter other women from bringing sexual harassment claims.


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